PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Sport
After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.
28 December 2014 | jss-198-707961
3 | Fine Cinematography, big, and safe. Little else to recommend it
While this movie purported to tell the story of Mr. Zamperini, who doubtless was a Great American Hero, his character ...
Louis Zamperini was a brother of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity.
We are here.
Cup: At 8,000 feet. This is it, boys.
Phil: You got it, Zamp?
Louis Zamperini: Roger.
Lambert: You hit this one, drinks are on me.
Louis Zamperini: I ain't going to a bar with you, handsome. You confuse all the broads.
Phil: Get your cameras, boys. I'm gonna light it up like Christmas.
The US transport that delivers Zamperini at the end is a Lockheed Electra with Australian civil markings. Furthermore, the non-regulation stenciling on the nose says "Army Air Corp" when the Air CORPS became the Army Air Forces in 1941. The military "serial" is the current Aussie registration, VH-HID.
English, Japanese, Italian
$30,621,445 (USA) (28 December 2014)
$115,637,895 (USA) (14 March 2015)
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